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An entertaining and illuminating course for everyone to explore the impact dentistry has on our lives.
Can chemistry help to feed a growing population, or overcome increasing bacterial resistance?
What science discoveries will you choose to write about?
Design, build and program a simple robot and share it with other learners.
Explore the many moons of our Solar System. Find out what makes them special. Should we send humans to our Moon again?
Discover how nanotechnology can be used for many new opportunities in healthcare with top University of Twente researchers.
Learn to use predictive analytics tools and HPE Vertica Analytics to gain insights from big data, with this free online course.
Learn the technology of modelling, as used in computational face recognition or in surgeries, with this free online course.
Create simple systems that respond to and control the physical world using the Raspberry Pi and Python.
Understand key programming concepts and apply them using Scratch, with this introductory course for primary or K-5 teachers.
Discover the human abdomen and how it works.
What role does chemistry play in healthcare and our ability to diagnose and treat patients?
How can technology make you healthy? Learn about the design, application, implementation and evaluation of eHealth.
Explore the use of medicines in treating cancer and take your first steps towards becoming a science writer.
Learn about the forensic technique of facial reconstruction from the experts involved in a real crime case.
Should we be excited about the Higgs boson? Find out more about particle physics and understanding the universe.
This course aims to explain the science of climate change, the risks it poses and the solutions available to reduce those risks.
Find out how to stay ethical, compliant and professional in the construction industry, with this free online course from the CIOB.
This course will enhance the knowledge of any person involved in the administration of medicines to patients with dysphagia.
Gravity runs the Universe. This free online course explains why, exploring gravitational waves, black holes and the Big Bang.
Explore and solve encrypted maths puzzles, in which numbers are replaced by letters or symbols, with this free online course.
Explore the organic chemistry behind perfume, medicine, brewing and sport from one of the UK's leading universities
Explore the half of our world covered by deep ocean, and how our lives affect the hidden face of our planet.
Explore and use Differentiating for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
Learn to use pricing strategies to increase your firm’s revenue, and set the right price for the right person at the right time.
Explore the role of technology and data in cities, and learn how you can participate in the creation of smart cities.
Why do we age? Is there a limit to human lifespan? Can we prolong our lives? Find out with this free online course.
Discover how genetics is revolutionising the detection and treatment of cancer, with this free online course.
Get to grips with Assessment for Learning with one of three courses for teachers from the National STEM Learning Centre.
Discover practical data mining and learn to mine your own data using the popular Weka workbench.
With chemistry providing us an endless amount of possibilities, what would you choose to develop?
Explore the anatomy of the human abdomen and understand its clinical importance.
Learn how Global Systems Science can inform and model the impact of social, economic, political and environmental policy making.
Discover the incredible world of 'the Hobbit' as modern archaeological science uncovers secrets hidden in time.
Improve your mathematical confidence and gain the skills to pass employers’ numeracy tests with this free online course.
Discover how supercomputers work and the real-life scientific breakthroughs made possible by today’s computer simulations.
Understand how new technologies can make supply chains more sustainable and learn how to deal with today's trends.
Learn how to use systems and complexity thinking to address a variety of social, managerial and policy problems.
Learn the science behind how and why medicines work, and what can improve patient's treatment, with this free online course.
Learn about the role of clinical bioinformaticians in healthcare and how their work is helping to realise the genomics revolution.
Learn how sustainable energy from the Greek elements – Earth, Air, Fire and Water – can replace fossil fuels and nuclear power.
An introduction to modern analytical science techniques and how they can be used to uncover food fraud.
What can we learn about Earth, and other planets in and beyond our solar system, by studying their atmospheres?
Discover the diversity of life on earth, the impacts of five past mass extinctions and the prospect of a sixth extinction today.
Learn basics of financial economics and try its real life application using financial data and programming.
Learn how to manage and analyse big data using the R programming language and Hadoop programming framework.
Learn about soils, the variety of life they contain and how humans impact this fragile system, with this free online course.
This course is a hands-on introduction to statistical data analysis that emphasises fundamental concepts and practical skills.
Explore the exciting subjects within life sciences and the rewarding careers that studying life sciences at university lead to.
Learn where we get our energy from today and why we need to change our energy system now, to avoid future changes to our climate.
Explore the environmental and biological factors that influence our appetite and food choices, and regulate our body weight.
Understand how to communicate complex information to lay audiences and develop your professional communication skills.
Understand the emerging discipline of translational medicine and the process of taking research from ‘benchside’ to ‘bedside'.
Chart the history of royal food in the splendour of royal palaces.
Understand antibiotic resistance and what actions are needed to address this increasingly serious global health threat
An introduction to public health and wider responses to high-risk biological agent events, epidemics and bioterrorism.
Learn how economic analyses can help us better understand crime problems that we face.
Learn the techniques of Engineering Mechanics, use them to interpret experiments and apply them to design.
Work with airline data to learn the fundamentals of the R platform.
Want to be an engineer or scientist? Lack mathematical confidence? Learn to think mathematically and explore essential concepts.
Learn to make maps and analyze geographic patterns using the latest geographic information systems (GIS) and cartographic tools.
Discover the science behind nuclear energy and its role in energy provision in the past, present and future.
Discover the mechanics behind the natural and man-made structures that make up our world with this free online course.
Explore the history, anatomy and intelligence of robots with this free online course. Test drive robots using exciting simulations
Get an introduction to histology – the study of anatomy at a microscopic level – and find out how it is used to identify disease.
Explore the science behind what you eat with this free online course.
This course explains how you can use numbers to describe the natural world and make sense of everything from atoms to oceans.
This hands-on course introduces you to science-based skills through simple and exciting physics, chemistry and biology experiments